2011 WTO Public Forum

On Tuesday, September 20, Nicholas Ashford (MIT) took part in a panel discussion at the 2011 WTO Public Forum on “Encouraging Innovation and the Deployment of Environmental Technologies.” A podcast of the panel discussion can be accessed via the following link: http://www.wto.org/audio/forum11_session22.mp3.

Nicholas discussed many of the issues that we cover in our new book. In particular, he discussed the role of stringent government regulation in stimulating disruptive technological change and the importance of designing jobs into the innovation process.